UNDP supports greater role and participation of women in elections
May 25, 2015
A two-day BRIDGE workshop on Gender and Elections took place in Tirana ahead of local elections
The new local action plan for people with disabilities in Lushnje identifies ways to improve their lives
May 25, 2015
A “Local Action Plan for Inclusion, Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities” was presented in Lushnja.
Election Dispute Resolution Workshop
May 24, 2015
It is with great pleasure that I welcome you all this morning to this important – and timely – workshop in advance of Albania’s 2015 local elections.
Launching of Local Action Plan for Persons with Disabilities in Lushnja Municipality
May 22, 2015
I am happy to greet you all today to discuss the Lushnja local authorities’ and civil society’s important initiative to boost Albania’s social inclusion agenda and specifically the rights of people with disabilities.
Customized Gender and Elections Workshop
May 21, 2015
It is my pleasure to welcome to you this event taking place in the run-up to the 2015 local elections.
Study shows that efforts must be intensified to have a stronger voice of women in decision-making in municipal councils.
May 15, 2015
The findings of the study: “Strengthening the decision-making power of councilwomen in Albania”, were presented today in Tirana during a forum which brought together government officials, civil society organizations, and international partners.
Data shows that Roma and persons with disabilities face deprivation and social exclusion
May 13, 2015
Findings of two studies namely: “Roma and Egyptians in Albania: a socio- demographic and economic profile based on the 2011 census” and “Social and Economic Profile of People with Disabilities based on Census 2011 analysis” released today, show that Roma and Egyptians and persons with disabilities face high levels of deprivation and social exclusion.
Census 2011: Profile of Disabled, Roma and Egyptian Populations in Albania
May 13, 2015
I am very pleased to be part of this round table organized to discuss cutting-edge statistics related to Roma and Egyptian people and Persons with Disabilities. Data and statistics have gained prominence as vital building blocks for making sound policies.
Albanian artists join the solidarity movement for a society free of violence
Mar 5, 2015
A spectacular line up of Albanian artists took the stage on Tuesday, to add their voices and talents to a solidarity movement to end violence against women and girls in Albania.
New initiative for youth employment through skills development presented in Tirana
Feb 24, 2015
The Embassy of Switzerland, the Ministry of Social Welfare and Youth and UNDP embarked on a new initiative which aims to develop skills for young people necessary for the labour market.